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Wednesday January 5, 2011

Wednesday January 5, 2011

Pitt: Pitt denies the report and says it has not offered the job to anyone.

Texas: Manny Diaz accepted the defensive coordinator job at Texas.

Pitt: There is a report that Pitt has hired Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley as head coach. We have not yet confirmed the hire. Alabama linebackers coach Sal Sunseri reportedly interviewed for the job.

Miami (OH): Our sources tell us that Illinois State linebackers coach / assistant head coach Jay Peterson has accepted the linebackers job at Miami (OH).

Texas: reports Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Texas. We have not confirmed this information.

Texas State: There is a report that Oklahoma defensive ends coach Bobby Jack Wright is interviewing today at Texas State. Apparently, Dennis Franchione has withdrawn his name and the job is down to Rocky Long, Tim Brewster, Shawn Watson, and Bobby Jack Wright.

Frostburg State University: is seeking a Graduate Assistant Coach for Football-Wide Receivers. This position will also be responsible for providing athletic coaching, supervision, recruiting, academic monitoring, and other duties related to the sport of football as assigned by the head coach. The primary coaching role of this position is to coach, develop, evaluate and monitor the wide receivers. In addition this position will be responsible for kickoff and punt return specialists. Successful candidates must possess the ability to learn and utilize DSV Editing Software. Applicants must possess previous playing experience as a wide receiver. Bachelor’s degree required and 3.0 GPA to be admissible to desired graduate program if offered position. This position is granted 12 credit hours tuition waiver per term and 30 credit hours per 12 month cycle. A $2500.00 stipend is paid per semester. Graduate program Standards can be accessed at WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU/grad/programs.htm. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by January 31, 2011, to: Frostburg State University,101 Braddock Road, Office of Graduate Studies, ATTN: Vickie Mazer, (Football – Wide Receivers) Frostburg, MD 21532 or email

California University (PA): Our sources tell us that Concord University (WV) head coach Mike Kellar accepted the offensive coordinator position at California University (PA).

Denver Broncos: The Denver Post reports to Broncos will ask permission to interview New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. The Broncos will also interview NY Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell.

San Francisco 49ers: ESPN reports the 49ers will meet with Jim Harbaugh today.

Alabama: Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart has a new 3-year contract worth $850,000 per year. Smart does not have a buyout to become a head coach, but if he leaves for any other assistant coaching job, he'll owe $72,000 to Alabama.

Savannah State: Our sources tell us The Citadel slot backs coach Everette Sands has interviewed for the head coaching job at Savannah State.

FIU: AD Pete Garcia says head coach Mario Cristobal will be offered a new contract extension, but formal talks have not started.

Hamilton Tiger Cats (CFL): Quarterbacks coach Khari Jones has been promoted to offensive coordinator.

Delta State: We have learned that former Delta State player Matthew Melton and student assistant Michael Starkey have been hired as grad assistants on Ron Roberts' staff at Delta State.

High School Scoop: Here is the latest on the High School Scoop.

North Carolina: We have confirmed that Butch Davis has hired Carolina Panthers defensive line coach Brian Baker as defensive line coach / assistant head coach. Charlie Coiner, who joined the staff just after John Blake left the program, was only a temporary hire. Our source tells us Coiner is likely heading back to the NFL.

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Michigan: ESPN's Joe Schad reports that Michigan has dismissed Rich Rodriguez.

Denver Broncos: John Elway has been hired as executive vice-president of football operations.

Green Bay Blizzard (IFL): have an opening for an offensive coordinator in the 2011 season. Season starts in February, and runs through July. Housing and meals are provided. Pay is commensurate with experience. Indoor/Arena experience only please apply. Send resume to position to be filled ASAP

Pitt: There is a report that Pitt has met with Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley.

Carolina Panthers: Chris Mortensen reports that Arizona Cardinals assistant Russ Grimm has been told he is not a candidate.

Wagner College: Our sources tell us that Hudson Valley CC head coach Jason Houghtaling accepted the offensive coordinator job at Wagner College. The position came open when Jim Gibbons resigned as the offensive coordinator at Wagner.

Alcorn State: Our sources tell us Alcorn State has interest in Shaw University head coach Darryl Asberry.

Vanderbilt: Chris Beatty will serve as the wide receivers coach / recruiting coordinator.